(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT - His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed his deepest sympathies after an Ethiopian Airlines flight on its way to the Kenyan capital Nairobi crashed with 157 passengers onboard.
KUWAIT - His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah called on the youth to give rein to their energy and zest for life in order to realize their aspirations.
KUWAIT - A package of legislation will be adopted in the coming period to improve the local business atmosphere in the country, said Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan.
KUWAIT - The World Summit Award has chosen Kuwaiti IT expert Manar Al-Hashash as a member of its judging panel for the eighth consecutive time, with this year's edition having recently taken place in Ghana.
KUWAIT - Since its inception, Kuwait has been a model in several aspects, especially the religious tolerance through the multiplicity of religions and sects on the Kuwaiti land.
ALGIERS - Algeria's President Abdulaziz Bouteflika returned home after spending a medical recovery in Switzerland, Algerian Presidency announced.
GAZA - The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, which controls Gaza Strip, has announced that it would not recognize the new government to be formed by Fatah Central Committee member Mohammad Shtayeh.
KHARTOUM - All the 149 passengers and eight crewmen of the Ethiopian plane which crashed earlier have died, Ethiopian Airlines said.
RAMALLAH - A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli occupied forces in the West Bank. (end) ibi